Top 8 Food Professions You Didn’t Know Existed
The food industry has been growing at a faster rate. As it is growing at a faster rate the requirement of having Food professionals is also increasing at a faster rate. It has given rise to new job openings and opportunities.
The food industry has grown 8 times. Now, this industry has plentiful possibilities for those who wish to serve this rich and flavor-full industry in many other ways than being a chef or a barista. Following are some interesting jobs that you can now choose to work in this industry.
Fortune Cookie Message Writers
If you are good at foresee future then this 9-5 job is for you. All you require to do is to create short and sensible phrases predicting the future. All these messages should be full of optimism and encouragement. The job calls for a creative aptitude, knowledge of grammar, and fondness for cookies.
Dog Food Tasters
Any dog lovers? Then this job might be for you. This job might not be charming if you look at the description but is a well-paid job where you have to taste the food served to dogs in order to examine its nutritional value. Such foods are made with high-quality proteins, grains, and are totally safe for humans to consume.
Tea is now accepted as a healthy beverage and this change has to lead to the opening of a new profession called ‘Tea Taster’. To be a professional tea taster you need two things a formal degree in food and a love for tea. But this job might numb your taste buds after a given period of time, and it might take quite a few months to recover.
For being a Sensory Panellist, you need to have fine taste buds and some knowledge about different flavors in order to describe what you're eating.As this job is all about quality and taste control of all kinds of food found in the freezer section.
Culinary Trendologists decide which new flavors should be tested with and which items should be put on the shelves. They create a buzz in the market which leads the start of a new trend. This gives food writer or bloggers opportunity to share this trend making it global. The profession requires an in-depth knowledge of food blogs and trends.
Any ‘Chocoholics’? Who knew one day people who loved eating chocolate can turn this passion into a dream job. Chocolate tasters play a significant role in quality control of chocolate products. They examine the taste and quality of chocolates using the factors such as taste, touch, temperature, and smell. With the high in bakery market, there had been a huge demand for tasters in the food industry.
Some businesses that sell hard-boiled eggs normally hire people designated as ‘Egg Peeler’ and their job is to peel eggs before they're sent to supermarkets to be sold. They are experts in peeling eggs and there is also a world record for most eggs peeled in a minute which is 48 eggs. A very different yet interesting profession.
Foragers are in charge of examining the best fresh foods in the area of the restaurants that hire them. Their job requires seeking out fresh meat, cheese, produce etc. in coordination with the chef-in-charge. When it comes to having the sharp eyes for grocery-shopping at an industrial level, foragers are an ideal solution.
These some interesting profession to consider if you want work in the Food Industry. These professions and jobs are unique but they are needed in the society as the market and the industry is evolving.